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Caputi is a graduate student studying the role of information operations (militarized propaganda) in the US-led occupation of Iraq. His research seeks to explain military communications with the public as a new kind of warfare. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Islah Reparations Project, a California based nonprofit organization that mobilizes resources as reparations for people living in our war zones.
Reviews Nancy Sherman’s book Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers (2015).
Highlights Howard Zinn’s belief in collective responsibility in his moral thinking. Critics post-911 anti-war movement’s tactics and points to Zinn’s example as a model for future action.
Provides documentation of US information operations leading up to Operation Phantom Fury in Fallujah in 2004. Analyzes information operations as a constitutive element of the assault.